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When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’ is his first a studio album with the Count Basie Orchestra, recorded on October 2–3, 1962 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Pennies From Heaven (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) – 03:29 . 2.Please Be Kind (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) – 02:43 . 3.(Love Is) The Tender Trap (Sammy Cahn, […]

Sarah Vaughan records with the Count Basie Orchestra, ‘Send in the…

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘Send in the Clowns’ is a studio album recorded on February 16, 17 & May 16, 1981 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 05:04 . 2.Just Friends (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) […]

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson’s ’20/20′ is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) – 03:55 . 2.Please Don’T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) – 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) – 04:41 . […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:45 . 2.I’Ve Got A Crush On You […]

Tony Bennett records ‘Strike Up the Band’ with Count Basie and his…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Strike Up the Band’ is a studio album recorded on January 3 & 5, 1959 with Count Basie and his Orchestra and first released as ‘Basie Swings, Bennett Sings’ the same year by Roulette. Track Listing : 1.Strike Up The Band (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 01:33 . 2.I Guess I’Ll Have To […]

Ray Charles records ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz,’ an album arranged by…

Ray Charles’ ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz’ is an album arranged by Quincy Jones, recorded on December 26–27, 1960 with members of The Count Basie Band and released in March 1961 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.From The Heart (Ray Charles) – 03:30 . 2.I’Ve Got News For You (Ray Alfred) – 04:28 . 3.Moanin’ […]